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Spanish Major Information

Spanish majors are required to take 44 quarter hours of course work in Spanish above the level of Spanish 2001.  A maximum of 22 quarter hours of transfer credit from other institutions may be allowed toward major requirements. The following courses must be taken as a portion of the 44 total hours required:

  • Four (4) of these 44 credit hours must be from SPAN 2100, or equivalent*
  • Four (4) of these 44 credit hours must be from SPAN 2300, or equivalent
  • Four (4) of these 44 credit hours must be from SPAN 2350, or equivalent
  • A minimum of twelve (12) of these 44 credit hours must be taken at the 3000 level**
  • Four (4) of these 44 credit hours must be from SPAN 3990 taken at DU

*SPAN 2100 is a prerequisite for SPAN 2300 or 2350

**(SPAN 2300 is a prerequisite for Iberian-themed courses, while SPAN 2350 serves as a prerequisite for Latin American-themed courses)


 

  • For students entering DU prior to fall 2009: all classes above Span 1003 count towards the Spanish major.
  • For students entering DU in the fall of 2009 or later: all classes above Span 2001 count towards the major.
  • Qualified Spanish Majors may also wish to consider fulfilling the requirements for "Honors and Departmental Distinction in Spanish."